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at your fingertips in the morning. have a great evening, america. the new eastern span of the bay bridge lit up with thousands of lead bulbs. the lights are ready to go, but the bridge itself is not so much. but it could change sooner than expected. good evening. i'm dan ashley. carolyn johnson has the night off. are we getting close to having the grand opening? maybe. john olston is live on the new deck. it looks good. >> yes. right now i am on the spot of the future traffic jam. it is all about the lighting. cal trans flipped the switch and conducted another test of the bay bridge and you can see a gorgeous waxing moon above the man made version. we also learned there is a possibility that this new bridge could be open on labor day. tonight was another appetizer before the bridge opens for real. they turned on 1500 lights and the suspension portion of the bridge. they use half of the emergency of other lights and last 10 to 15 years each. >> the lighting builds it is a lifts off the oakland shore and reaches out to the tower. the light poles increase in height and finally you reach th
you for joining us on abc news. good night, america. shhhhh! in our day, we didn't have u-verse high speed internet. yeah, our babysitter didn't have a million ways to serve mom up on a silver platter. we had to count sheep to fall asleep. and i always worried that i was creating an overcrowded sheep farm. in my head... never looked like that farmer took proper care of those sheep. too much? a little. [ male announcer ] connect all your wi-fi-enabled devices with u-verse high speed internet. rethink possible. closed and the toll plaza has no one in line despite the hype not everyone was ready for the shutdown. >> i guess we will have to go over the golden gate bridge and then san rafael bridge. i am not very happy. >> good evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. dan ashley is off tonight. you can see behind me this unusual sight. no cars on the span at all. the bridge has been closed about three hours. this is just the third time it has officially been shutdown since the loma prieta earthquake. right now cal trans crews are the only vehicles moving on the bridge. the original eastern
for the the cup. abc7 news reporter lilian kim is live at the america's cup park. hi, lilian. >> ama, two sailing power houses will be facing off in less than two weeks. it is not really a surprise, but fans are excited nonetheless. >> it is a clean start. >> em rete's team new zealand faced off against the luna rosa for the final time. in the end the kimi came out ahead as they had for most of the series. team new zealand now advances to the premiere event, the america's cup where they will take on the defending champion or cal team usa. they stressed how important it is for them to win. >> one thing my dad told me was never to start a speech with an apology. the only reason we are in san francisco is to take the cup away. >> relations have been tense for quite some time. things got worse in recent weeks when team new zealand accused oracle of cheating after it modified its boats during warm up races. sailing enthusiasts say it will be a good match up. >> i think they will put up a good fight. >> i think oracle has their work cut out for them to be sure. but we always have to root for the americ
to remember you by. thank you for joining us, i'll see you tomorrow at "good morning, america" with more of my interview with tameka raymond. and as always, we're on good night. short that day. that day my life changed. >> seven years after a gruesome murder a mother renewed her plea for help finding her son's killer, and tonight a quarter million dollars in reward money is powerful incentive. good evening. i'm dan ashley. carolyn johnson is off tonight. his name was aubrey abricasa and his mother marked the anniversary by trying to generate new leads to his killer. cornell bernard is live with the story. cornell, you can still see the grief on her face and hear it in her voice. >> you really can, dan. it has been seven years since teenager aubrey aubrey was gunnd down in this very intersection of grove and baker. his mother is still vowing to find witnesses who can help bring a killer to justice. aubrey was just 17 years old when he was gunned down at the corner of grove and baker streets exactly seven years ago. >> his life was just cut short that day. that day my life changed.
us, and tune into "good morning america" tomorrow, and as always we're on line at good night, america. . >> tonight firefighters are losing control of the rim fire burningemite. just short time ago the fire grew by 10,000 aingeers. bringing the total to more than 63,000 acres burned. twice the size of san francisco. >> and the fire is just one percent contained tonight. national fire center says it's the fourth largest and fastestwi growing wildfire in the country. earlier today the governor declared state of emergency freeing up money and firefighters resource. >> fire also caused san francisco to declare a state of emergency because it gets both water and power from the reservoir there. water officials say it's infrastructure is damaged but water quality and supply at this moment are not affected. >> the fire is growing on 3 sides and moving both up and down the river canyon and toward the community of pine mountain lake. highway 120 in yosemite remains closed. more than 2500 structures are threatened and residents living in the fire path are getting ready to e
. tune in to "good morning america" tomorrow. and as always, shhhhh! in our day, we didn't have u-verse high speed internet. yeah, our babysitter didn't have a million ways to serve mom up on a silver platter. we had to count sheep to fall asleep. and i always worried that i was creating an overcrowded sheep farm. in my head... never looked like that farmer took proper care of those sheep. too much? a little. [ male announcer ] connect all your wi-fi-enabled devices with u-verse high speed internet. rethink possible. with u-verse high speed internet. >> from the ground and from the air. one of the biggest fire fights in the state has ever seen is finally paying off. >> we have lines all the way up if the makes a run to the north these communities remain safe. >> good evening everybody. i'm this for dan tonight. >> i'm carolyn. despite the progress though the fire is still rated as extreme growth potential because of dry terrain and windy conditions. >> now we learned tonight the fire has now spread to more than 160,000 acres in tuolomne county. nearly 3700 firefighters respond
way with a warning. thanks for watching abc news, tune in tomorrow for "good morning, america." from all of us here at "nightline >>> more frustration tonight at the b.a.r.t. labor talks. they're talking, but so far no deal as we approach a sunday night deadline. good evening. i'm dan ashley. >> and i'm carolyn johnson. allen long is outside where the b.a.r.t. and the union has been negotiating. >> reporter: the unions have promised b.a.r.t. passengers 72 hours notice. by the end of tomorrow, we could find out if they plan to strike. meanwhile, we finally caught up with b.a.r.t.'s chief negotiator. >> generally did you think there was movement? >> ask the mediators. >> reporter: b.a.r.t.'s chief negotiator refused to answer my questions on the progress of the talks. >> he continues to not to want to engage in conversation about what our different interests are and how to resolve those. >> reporter: the union says there's been no significant move on pensions and health care. b.a.r.t. says the current offer would give workers slightly more money. but the union says people will suffer o
is at 2,000 feet deep and this is what your morning will look like. the trans america pyramid is showing you the gray skies overhead. the temperatures at 59 in san francisco and it is 61 in oakland. pretty mild mountain view. san jose, lot gat toes in the 60s, half moon bay 59 right now. from the high definition emeryville camera you can see overcast skies. it is misting and driesing -- drizzling. san -- santa rosa 55 and livermore low 60s. here is coit tower from our explore for yum camera. and we have seen some low visibility and that is what you are facing for your morning commute. low cloud, fog and drizzle. below average temperatures and the warming begins this weekend and it really will continue beyond that. take a look at our computer animation. this area of low pressure has been bringing us a cooler than usual summertime weather and will be lifting northward and by next week the temperatures will be rising. here is what will happen, the high the deback from the desert southwest. warmer weather for your weekend and into next week. by wednesday you will be back to where you should
morning on "good morning america." president obama and the first t out on the town tonight heading to a popular indian restaurant to celebrate the president's birthday. he turned 52 on sunday ask celebrated at camp david. tonight's dinner was kept off the record until they arrived. >> thousands of music fans will pour into san francisco to tick off the first day of the music festival. they are a tracking monster acts. paul mccartney will be there and nine inch nails and the red hol chili peppers will be there. they feature food and wine booths and it is sold out. >> will it warm up for the festival? >> spencer is here. >> i have a feeling many people won't care much about it. it will be nice. we had low clouds and fog throughout the evening. some of the low clouds will push over the bay, but we had a big event overnight and early this we hadncisco. we had record rainfall for this date. 3/100s of an inch. hardly a downpour. breaks the old record of 2/100s of an inch. well to the north in the part of the state with thunderstorm activities this afternoon and lightning strikes that add
in tomorrow, and as always we're on line at good night, america, and have a wonderful weekend. >>> grub fire on the evening commute. a suspect shot by the chp all but shutting down highway 24. good evening. thank you for joining us. i'm ama dates in for carolyn johnson. this started after a motorcycle crash in oakland and both on highway 24. alan wang is live with the story tonight. alan? >> dan and ama, the eastbound wilder road off-ramp reopened after a six-hour crime scene investigation. but police are still looking for any witnesses who may know what happened on highway 24 is that lead up to the officer-involved shooting. >> sheriff investigators say the suspect vehicle was parked along the eastbound wilder road exit off the highway 24 tunnel. around 4:00 a chp officer investigating an injury hit and run incident saw the car that matched the suspect description. a toolbox was opened next to the front tire and there was front end damage to the silver honda which had no license plates. at some point the officer fired his weapon at the driver and hitting him in the torso. inv
," as always, we're on line at for all of us here at abc news, good night, america. is threatening at least 2500 homes near yosemite. it spread to 10,000 acres west of the park and destroyed seven buildings. >> despite having 700 firefighters trying to contain it, they cannot get uh hold of the fire. it is burning on steep terrain and firecrews are having trouble getting at it. residents and campers have been forced to get what they can and get out fast. >> i don't even know what to think. >> that is the veer ross tee of the flames -- that is the verocity of the flames. yosemite national park remains open. >>> three camps run by bay area cities have been affected. san francisco has been rerelocated and canceled a weekend event for teenagers. the family camp sent 80 students and staff home yesterday and another camp was evacuated this evening. campers and staff are expected to arrive back in berkeley any minute now. i'm dan ashley. >> and i'm carolyn johnson. firefighters throughout the state are dealing with dry conditions and in the bay area we are experiencing it as well. >> sand
, tweet us. tune into "good morning america" tomorrow. and as always, tweet us at yosemite has swelled to 175,000 acres. 2,000 firefighters are making some progress. right now they have it 5% contained. the fire is dangerously close to 4500 homes tonight. it has already destroyed 16 structures since it began six days ago. good evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. dan ashley is off tonight. here is the latest map showing just how large this fire has grown. let's get abc7 news reporter john alston who is live from the fire tonight. john? >> reporter: about 10 minutes ago the hillside exploded into flames. this is along highway 20 which remains closed. the fire has also touched yosemite national park which does remain open at this time. this is one of the many hill sides that cal fire is very concerned about. partially because this wood that is burning is dryer than lumber that you would buy at a store. flames continue to own the hillside. the night sky makes it easier to see the actual fires burning under all of that smoke. tonight cal fire put some crews on stand by to ma
is imploded. how it could help scientists investigate earthquakes. and drama at the america's cup. two sailors swept over board. and later a new lead into the death of princess diana. why investigator , you're lookinp with your mortgage, worried about foreclosure. we can help you keep your house. all we ask for in return is that you submit to our plans for galactic domination. [laughing] [laughing hesitantly] [laughing evilly] sign. announcer: if you're facing foreclosure, talk to the right people. speak with hud-approved housing counselors free of charge at... building at the cal state east bay campus is more than making way for something new. it is also helping scientists learn more about earthquakes. pictures from sky hawk photography, quite dramatic, show cal state east bay's 13-story warren hall turned into a pile of rubble. kyra clapper shows us how they use the implosion to understand how the bay area is affected by earthquakes. >> now i can't remember where it was. >> he looks out hours after warren hall was demolished. he doesn't remember hayward without the landmark that towered over
is november 23rd at stanford stadium. >>> new zealand is one victory away from racing for the america's cup. new zealand clobbered italy in race one to take the best in the louis vuitton cup challenged. weather permitting two races will be held tomorrow. should new zealand win one of the races they will face usa team oracle for the cup starting september 7th. >>> animal rights activists marched in san francisco as part of a global day of protest. they mar etched and -- they marched and held rallies that sell meat and others that sell fur and leather clothing. protesters wore blindfolds signa signa -- signifying what they say is injustice to the animals. rallies like this were held in 16 countries today. >>> just ahead, how you can catch a glimpse of some rare and precious gems and stones. plus,. >> it just opens up a whole new world that you can't even imagine. >> a bay area woman who has regained some of her mobility thanks to a new gadget from google. >> and hi there, everyone. i'm meteorologist leigh glaser. we will take one last look at live doppler 7hd. there are some showers looming
into "good morning america." and as always, we're on line. once more we say good night. just got >> i just got word that all 3 unions just gave their 72 hour notice. [applause].hat means >> that means 72 hours left to stop another crippling bart strike. good evening everyone. dan has the night off. we have team coverage tonight beginning with abc 7 news reporter amma in oakland. >>reporter: bart and union negotiators were here until 9 tonight. back at it again at 9 tomorrow morning. both sides say they are committed to working through the weekend to avoid a strike. but at about 7:00 o'clock this evening the union decided to put the public on notice. >> we are giving you a 72 hour notice of impending strike if we are not able to come to agreement with the district by midnight sunday. >>reporter: news no one wanted to hear. that bart and union are struggling to reach a deal. >> this is truly a sad occasio occasion. i don't think i have ever been involved in an effort that we tried so hard not to have to strike. >>reporter: bart is disappointed with the striking notice saying it wil
america" tomorrow. good night. reached. ac transit union announced it and that means buses will run tomorrow. i'm carolyn johnson. >> and i'm dan ashley. let's get to john alston live at headquarters in oakland. john. >> reporter: minutes ago we received an e-mail from the transit union announcing there was a tentative deal reached and that buses would roll in the morning. they came to a common ground after many hour negotiat of negotiation today. up until a few minutes ago ac transit said they made progress and things were very, very close. we found out a short time ago that a tentative agreement had been reached. it has been a long side trying to keep both buses running. >> we definitely want to bargain a contract. we are here in hopes that we can get this accomplished this evening. i want to thank everyone on the board for their tenacity. >> since this morning there has been movement. we are as always optimistic about our chances for averting the strike. >> the transit board met briers as closed doors as a mediator shuttled between each side. ac transit was offering a 9% raise ov
the americas cup title. the world series dreams of the belmont little leaguers ended with the western regional championships in southern california. there plenty of fans waiting to welcome the team home as heroes. those who couldn't go to san bernardino gathered in belmont to watch the game on our sister network, espn. they saw the team dominate to advance to kill yams port. we will have highlights in sports. a great job for the little leaguers. back to school time is a little more than a week away. to make sure the kids have what they need, the mo magic program handed out humans of backpacks. each was stuffed with school supplies courtesy of groups and businesses. the public defender's office started this in 2006 to help disadvantaged students. >> new at 11:00, a fund-raiser was held to ensure this yellow bellied was getting home safely. the rock bar poured to the travel expenses to yosemite. >> people are coming in whenever they buy the cocktail and setting aside portions of profits to help with this cool wildlife relief here in our back yard. >> the color resembles that of antifreeze and it
and nothing but net xan in the fight against malaria. he will be 0a guest on good morning america to talk about the personal mission. it airs at 7:00 a.m. writ after the abc morning news. you can imagine for this young ball player life changing event. he'll talk about it on wednesday. >> well as you may have heard the meteor shower is out and about. amma tweeted she saw one meteor but also a bunch of raccoon in the back yard didn't work out to what she hoped. >> no. raccoon were keeping her company. half dozen of them. one ended up in the pool. wait until midnight. you will see many more meteor if you get away from the coast and here's look at computer animation so we have fog here the cost tonight. the meteor shower peaked this morning. another round as we see the peak tomorrow morning as well. look towards the constellation here. farther inland you go the better chance ps oz of seeing the shower. look to the northeast between 11:00 p.m. and dawn. best viewing is going to be between 11:00 p.m. and dawn and if you do happen to be in a dark place allow your eye to adjust. pre
america at 7:00 a.m. on abc 7. >> find out the forecast and stay tune right now subpoena sand yaichlt we have some dense fog out there. bay bridge a little fuzzy behind you because of the fog as you look at live doppler 7 hd you can see the entire coast is socked in. remember if with us this afternoon there was only one little patch near the coast. all changing. marine layer starting to deepen. look at the visibility half moon bay. dense fog quarter mile. fog out to oakland and hayward as well. visibility 10 miles there also a little sticky outside. humidity is running higher. normally when we measure dew basically see measure of moisture in the air. normally in the 50's right now it's low to mid 60's and this afternoon you probably notice the higher humidity as well. from our exploring camera the morning in downtown san francisco foggy misty at times. temperatures 59 in san francisco. it's cooling off quick. 63 in oakland. 69 degrees in san jose and as you look at the view from our roof cam are a little breezy but not terribly windy looking down embarcadero 63 in. santa ro
with overnight breaking news. i'll see you at "good morning america" tomorrow. and as always, we're online at good night. >> happening right now. lightning popping around the this is area tonight. this isn mateo. concern tonight is that one strike could spark disaste disaster. we caught lightning strike tower cam are video from our emeryville camera overlooking the bay with san francisco in the background as you can see. taken just after 8:00 p.m. you can see multiple strike which we have edited together to give awe sense of what happened during the evening. here's a look from our san mateo bridge camera. see the lightning strike there in the upper left portion of your screen. fairly dramatic. an with all that lightning we are seeing some rain. here's video sent to from us a viewer if san jose. you can see the rain hitting the pool in the back yard of this houseÑ#rib on fields drive. now here's a look at you report photo sent to us by bay area viewers. mike tweeted this shot from a lightning strike from dublin looking to san francisco. thank you for that mike. >> ano
camera, you can look for the trans america pyramid. it is somewhere right in here, but it is buried in the fog right now. 58 in san francisco. 61 in oakland. it is in the 60ssan city, san jose, los gatos, half moon bay currently 59. the view from our r camera right now you can see part of the bridge there in the fog. give yourself plenty of time for the morning commute. 60 degrees right now in santa rosa. 62 in napa. it cooled off to 59 in novato. mid60s and mild in the inland east bay. hanging on to some of the warmth from earlier in the day. and here is a view from our kgo roof camera as we look toward the embarcadero and the bay bridge. a little fuzzy view as the fog is obscuring things. foggy areas, dense in patches for your morning commute. mild to warm the next few days. and we are looking at a cooler pattern, a much cooler pattern for the holiday weekend. if you are making plans, just keep that in mind. here is a system that saw proaching. it is a -- is approaching. it is a trough and it is bringing changes in the form of more fog near the coast. tomorrow we are going to noti
obesity rates in america, the numbers remained level this year for the first time in every state but arkansas. and that is a good thing, because more than a third of american adults are obese, almost 36%, it varies by region, income, education and age. but male and female obesity is now approximately the same. not a gender gap we wanted to close. we still remain the second fattest nation in the world, so the struggle with our collective waistline remains as american as fried apple pie. >> hope you're not mid-snack watching that. thank you for watching abc news though, and world news now coming up soon with overnight breaking stuff. and you can tune into "good morning or how to find big savings on the things you need. just make a straight line to safeway. your club card gets you deals you can't find anywhere else. load up the cooler. your favorite pepsi products are just $2.47 a 12-pack. charmin is $11.99 for 24 double rolls. and make it a giant scoop. breyers ice cream is only $2.88. real big deals this week and every week. only at safeway. ingredients for life. real big deals th
of cancer" "in america is radon, 22,000 people a year die from this." i literally left the doctor's office, got a test kit, put it in my house, and our result was 39.8. the upper limit is 4. we got to get this fixed. that was on a monday, and on wednesday, our mitigation system was up and running. well, i think everybody should have their house tested. we'd never know. we'd still be living there. i could get another tumor from it. right now, it's changing my life. is moving up the depth chart. he will start getting the same number of reps as colt mccoy. on friday against the chiefs, the seventh round pick out per formed the other back ups complete gz six of -- completing six of 9 yards and a touchdown. daniels is happy to get a start especially after breaking his ankle his senior year in college. there was something they liked and that they saw they liked. i am continuing to improve and get better. when weather it is as quarterback or any other position, they are going to try to master my technique and fundamentals so i can be a good player why. >> look for first round pick dj hayden to ge
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